FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS
Your Service listing allows your clients to learn
about your qualifications and experience, your fees,
and to view any other relevant information that you
wish to share with them. Having a good Service description
is the most important factor in getting clients to
- Choose the category
and the subcategory that match the
most your expertise.
- Choose the language
appropriately. Your listing will
be displayed to your prospective clients according
to the language of their choice. A user who is browsing
ASKOOL's site in English will only see listings
written in English. If you are fluent in many languages,
you should create a listing for each of them (for
now, ASKOOL is only providing an English and French
version of its site, but other languages will come
soon). Buying a subscription to list your service
and place your ad on ASKOOL allows you to create
a listing in each language available. Of course,
if you select English for your listing, the information
contained in that listing has to be in English,
and you must be able to provide the service in English
- Give an attractive
title to the service you are offering.
- Write a clear Service
description. It will appear next
to your name when clients are browsing through your
category. Allow clients to identify your strengths
rapidly, and tell them why they should contact you.
- Be sure that all your Service information
matches the category in which it
appears. You can create a unique listing for each
category where you provide a service.
- Indicate keywords
that are related to your Service. Members will be
able to make a keyword search to find the Service
they are looking for.
- Add a picture
to your Member profile! Listings
with a picture attract more visitors. You
an image from your computer (follow the link "Add
/ Change picture" in the “Services
section of My ASKOOL). You can also link to images
that are located on another server by pasting
URL of that image into the Product description
field (if you are familiar with html coding).
- Verify your phone
number to allow prospective clients
to reach you. To edit your listing/s, go to your
Promote yourself with your ASKOOL listing!
- Let your friends and colleagues know that you
are now offering your professional services online,
and encourage them to pass on the word.
- Attach a link to your "ASKOOL listing"
in all your emails and on your website. The link
is available in the “Link for my site”
section of your Services Office” in MY ASKOOL.
- Answer questions on the Forum regularly. Build
a reputation and a clientele.
If you know someone who may benefit from knowing
about ASKOOL, please take a moment to tell
them about us.